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Aalto University and student union leaders: We call on everyone to take action against gender discrimination

The university community has no place for the belittlement of, contempt for, or discrimination against women, say Aalto University and Aalto University Student Union leaders.
Saija Hollmén istumassa lattialla risti-istunnassa värikkäiden afrikkalaisten kankaiden päällä.
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Doctoral thesis: Humanitarian architecture creates security and protection in the midst of poverty and crises

When global crises drive people out of their homes, multidisciplinary cooperation can help make something out of very little.

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Decorations on the Independence Day 2020

The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö grants decorations to Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day. Congratulations!
Digitaalisen palvelumuotoilukurssin palveluvisualisointi: Pauliina Korento, Jyrki Hietala, Emese Veszely
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As our life becomes more digital, so does violence too

What is online abuse? As part of the Digital Service Design course, students interviewed people from key user groups who today are a target of this type of abuse and made their user needs visible for Naisten Linja.
Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Online training helps quantum researchers get new tech from the laboratory into commercial products

The idea for commercialization starts from the researcher's own skills and knowledge, but interest in entrepreneurship is much greater if the path from an idea to a product is clearly visible.
Saija Hollmén istumassa lattialla risti-istunnassa värikkäiden afrikkalaisten kankaiden päällä.
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Doctoral thesis: Humanitarian architecture creates security and protection in the midst of poverty and crises

When global crises drive people out of their homes, multidisciplinary cooperation can help make something out of very little.

Meet our people

Post doc tutkija Michael Lettenmeier Kuva: Sanna Lehto

What can you do for the climate?

Within the next ten years, Finns need to cut down more than 75% of our carbon footprint. The change is enormous, and will be based on new lifestyles, says Michael Lettenmeier.

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Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.

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Janne Pärssinen seisoo Mitsubishi Electronicin rakennuksen edessä Japanissa.

Internship in Japan: Working as an Industrial Designer at Mitsubishi Electric

Janne Pärssinen, a master student in Industrial Design, is delighted he had influence on the projects as an intern.

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Andy Best. Kuva: Sanna Lehto

'Humans are not wired to make sensible choices'

Sculpture lecturer Andy Best talks about technology and the role of art in a world of rising consumption and shrinking public spaces.

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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion won the public vote of the sustainable design category for Dezeen Awards 2020.

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sebastianschlecht

Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.

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Aalto Art and Design Cases

Aalto Design Cases is a platform for activity-based creativity and practice-based research in the Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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Nyang'oro Girls Dormitory, a project by Hollmén Reuter Sandman

Prominent art at Aalto University

Aalto University promotes visibility and impact of art and creativity both in society and at our own campus. Aalto University uses one percent of building costs to fund art.

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Dipoli artworks

Creativity Unfolded

Aalto University’s blog series Creativity Unfolded focuses on insights linked to creativity in a multitude of ways. Topics include design, technology, media, architecture, film, games, art theory and more. Read and join the conversation.

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Events

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Online event

Matchbox

E-pitching and connecting innovative mindsets!
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Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of New Media, MM Daniel Landau

Title of the doctoral thesis: Becoming Other. Virtual Embodiment – Blurring the Self-Other Binary
Joulupalloja ja joululaulujen nuotit, kuvituskuva
Online event

The Greatest Christmas Carols are here

O come all Ye faithful and join us for the Greatest Christmas Carols!
Kuva diplomityöstä
Online event

Master Thesis presentations of Architecture 14.12. - 15.12.2020

Welcome to follow the Master thesis prsentations and evaluiations of Master programme of Architecture on Monday Dec 14 at 8.05-15.30 and on Tuesday Dec 15 at 8.05-15.30. There are 24 diploma projects presented in the fields of Building design, Urban design and History of architecture.
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Where to find us

School of Arts, Design and Architecture by Sari Dhima

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Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Locations
Aalto-yliopisto / Kandidaattikeskus / katsomo / kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo

Undergraduate Centre

Otakaari 1, Espoo.

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Otakaari 7

Otakaari 7

Otakaari 7

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